Jan van der Ploeg: Lyrics

Jan van der Ploeg, Painting No.1606, Untitled (detail), 2016, Acrylic on linen, 28 x 22.5 inches, 71 x 57 cm, #JVDP25.jpg

November 5 - December 17, 2016

MINUS SPACE is delighted to present Jan van der Ploeg: Lyrics. This is the Amsterdam-based artist’s third solo exhibition at the gallery and it will feature a new large wall painting alongside a suite of new, small-format acrylic paintings on linen.

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Leslie Roberts: FYEO

Leslie Roberts, ASSURANCES (detail), 2014-15, Acrylic gouache, graphite, ink, colored pencil on gessoed panel, 20 x 16 inches

September 10 - October 29, 2016

MINUS SPACE is excited to present Leslie Roberts: FYEO, the Brooklyn-based artist’s first solo exhibition of new paintings at the gallery. Roberts' works translate found, quotidian language into abstract, patterned structures, which she refers to as "illuminated manuscripts of the everyday."

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On Paper

Installation view of On Paper, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY, 2016

July 9 – September 3, 2016

MINUS SPACE is delighted to present the summer group exhibition On Paper, highlighting several generations of artists innovating at the intersection of reductive abstraction and paper. The exhibition will feature a single work by seventeen established artists from the United States, Germany, New Zealand, and United Kingdom.

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David Thomas: Impermanences

Installation view of David Thomas: Impermanences, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY, 2016

April 16 - May 28, 2016

MINUS SPACE is proud to present the exhibition David Thomas: Impermanences. This is the Melbourne, Australia-based artist’s first solo exhibition in the United States and it will feature a site-sensitive installation of monochromatic paintings on canvas, photopaintings on paper, and wall paintings.

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Lynne Harlow: Ask the Sky, Baker Bridge Road

Installation view of Lynne Harlow: Ask the Sky, Baker Bridge Road, MINUS SPACE, 2016

February 27 - April 9, 2016

MINUS SPACE is thrilled to present the exhibition Lynne Harlow: Ask the Sky, Baker Bridge Road. This is the Providence, Rhode Island-based artist’s third solo exhibition at the gallery and it will feature a site-sensitive installation investigating a single color as it relates to space, material, and sensation.

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Cris Gianakos: RAMPWORKS

Installation view of Cris Gianakos: RAMPWORKS, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY, 2016

January 9 - February 20, 2016

MINUS SPACE is delighted to announce the solo exhibition Cris Gianakos: RAMPWORKS. This is the New York City-based artist’s first solo exhibition with the gallery and will present a new, large-scale ramp installation, as well as a selection of drawings and works on paper related to his previous ramp sculptures spanning the past four decades.

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Julian Dashper & Friends, City Gallery Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

Julian Dashper

Julian Dashper & Friends
City Gallery Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
December 5, 2015 - April 25, 2016

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Sanford Wurmfeld solo exhibition Grey Series, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY

Sanford Wurmfeld

Maxwell Davidson Gallery is proud to present a new solo exhibition by acclaimed painter Sanford Wurmfeld titled Grey Series. Throughout his nearly 50-year career as a painter , Wurmfeld has worked with specifically selected color value, hue, and saturation relationships.In the process of testing his ideas as they evolve, he has frequently used closely related colors of grey in particular paintings.

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Fiber Optic

Installation view of Fiber Optic, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY, 2015

November 7 - December 19, 2015

MINUS SPACE is delighted to present the group exhibition Fiber Optic, highlighting several generations of artists innovating at the intersection of geometry and fiber. The exhibition will feature works by fifteen artists from across the country, including Anni Albers, Joell Baxter, Samantha Bittman, Chris Bogia, Martha Clippinger, Gabriel Dawe, Michelle Grabner, Lynne Harlow, Linda King Ferguson, Victoria Munro, Gabriel Pionkowski, Carrie Pollack, Sue Ravitz, Stephen Westfall, and Emi Winter.

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Breaking Pattern, Schneider Museum of Art, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR

Michael Scott, #98, 2012, Black gloss enamel on aluminum, 63 x 63 inches

October 1 – December 5, 2015

Breaking Pattern highlights several generations of artists whose works investigate and advance the discourse around pattern, optical, and perceptual abstract painting. The exhibition will feature recent paintings by seven American artists: Gabriele Evertz, Anoka Faruqee, Michelle Grabner, Gilbert Hsiao, Douglas Melini, Brian Porray, and Michael Scott. This exhibition coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Museum of Modern Art’s seminal exhibition The Responsive Eye curated by William C. Seitz.

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Melissa Kretschmer / Russell Maltz: Plywood

Installation view of Melissa Kretschmer / Russell Maltz: Plywood, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY, 2015

July 11 - August 15, 2015

MINUS SPACE is delighted to present the two-person exhibition Melissa Kretschmer / Russell Maltz: Plywood. The exhibition will highlight new paintings, sculpture, and installation works made on or of the engineered construction material plywood. Both Kretschmer and Maltz have employed the material in their respective work for decades and they possess an acute sensitivity to its unique characteristics.

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Minus Space: A Champion for Reductivism in the Center of the Art Market, by Jim Caton, Long Island Homes for Sale, June 1, 2015

Mark Dagley, Structural Solutions, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY

Minus Space may be a gallery dedicated to the pared-down genre of Reductivist art, but in the twelve years since its founding, it has grown considerably. What began as an online curator site in 2003 has since evolved into perhaps the world's center for the neo-minimalist movement known as Reductivism.

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Robert Swain: Color Energy

Installation view of Robert Swain: Color Energy, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY, 2015

May 30 - July 4, 2015

MINUS SPACE is delighted to inaugurate our new ground floor gallery location at 16 Main Street, Ground Floor in Dumbo, Brooklyn with a solo exhibition of new, large-scale color paintings by NYC-based artist Robert Swain (b. 1940). This is the artist’s second solo exhibition with the gallery.

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Breaking Pattern

Breaking Pattern, MINUS SPACE, Douglas Melini

February 28 - May 2, 2015

MINUS SPACE is delighted to present the group exhibition Breaking Pattern, highlighting several generations of artists whose works investigate and advance the discourse around pattern, optical, and perceptual abstract painting. The exhibition will feature recent paintings by five New York City-area artists: Gabriele Evertz, Anoka Faruqee, Gilbert Hsiao, Douglas Melini, and Michael Scott. This exhibition coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Museum of Modern Art’s seminal exhibition The Responsive Eye curated by William C. Seitz.

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Elements

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January 10 - February 21, 2015

MINUS SPACE is delighted to present the group exhibition Elements, highlighting several generations of artists whose works investigate primary forms and elementary materials. The exhibition will feature new and recent painting and sculpture by six New York City-based artists: Rachel Beach, Vincent Como, Mark Dagley, Cris Gianakos, Erik Saxon, and Li Trincere.

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